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Cable Television Information Center, Washington, DC. – 1974
Intended as a reference to assist city and county attorneys, leading cases are presented detailing essential legal issues pertaining to cable television. These cases relate to broadcast decisions, common carrier decisions involving microwave and telephone companies, and cable decisions involving Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and local…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cable Television, Copyrights, Court Litigation
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1972
Procedures for receiving permission from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for authority to construct a radio or television broadcast station are outlined. Instructions for selecting a facility, applying for a construction permit, and giving local notice of intentions are included, along with sections on the hearing procedure,…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Federal Legislation, Radio, Television
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1972
The structure, history, technology and especially regulation of broadcasting in general are summarized in this Federal Communication Commission (FCC) information bulletin. Further specifics of history, technology, structure and regulation are presented for AM radio, FM radio, television, educational broadcasting, and broadcast relay by satellite.…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Communications, Educational Radio, Federal Legislation
Nelson, Milo – Computers in Libraries, 1992
Discusses federal regulation of cable television. Topics addressed include Congressional legislation; Federal Communications Commission (FCC) guidelines; pricing; conflicts between broadcasters and the cable industry; the telephone industry's entrance into the cable market; and possible effects of regulatory changes on educational television. (LRW)
Descriptors: Cable Franchising, Cable Television, Educational Television, Federal Legislation
Bolt, Nancy M.; Albritton, Phyllis M. – American Libraries, 1997
Universal service discounts for libraries and schools were promised by the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, but actually obtaining the discounts may prove difficult. This article examines obstacles to library qualification: eligibility requirements, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rulings, the application process, and…
Descriptors: Costs, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
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Gordon, Suzanne – Change, 1976
Describes the problems involved in merging Federal City College (FCC), District of Columbia Teachers College (DCTC), and Washington Technical Institute (WTI) into the University of the District of Columbia (DCU) by September 1976. Background of the three public institutions and legislation by the 93rd Congress mandating the consolidation are…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Governance, Government Role, Higher Education
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1977
This report outlines the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) regulatory authority over the licensing and operation of commercial, educational, and public broadcasting in the United States. Also described are rules and regulations governing the program content and advertising, in relation to the fairness doctrine, free speech, and public…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Industry, Certification, Federal Legislation
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1977
A wide range of information services and publications are provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to inform the public of its activities. Services include daily news releases and a Public Reference Room where broadcast applications, station records, and Commission hearing proceedings are available for inspection. Publications…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Television, Communications, Federal Legislation
Brotman, Stuart N. – 1979
This paper offers a discussion of the rulings of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) related to Section 315 (a) of the Communications Act of 1934--the section concerning equal access to broadcast media by all political candidates. Following a general discussion of Section 315 (a) and the exemptions that are part of the act, the paper then…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Federal Legislation, Legal Problems, Political Issues
Garay, Ronald – 1976
This paper examines public access by focusing attention on development of the citizen intervenor role and development of the citizen agreement concept, and by discussing the future role of agreements as viable elements of public access. Examined are such topics as the history of citizen intervention, the history of citizen agreements,…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Communication (Thought Transfer)
United Church of Christ, New York, NY. – 1971
The "Fairness Doctrine" of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requires that broadcasters allow ample time for presentation of differing opinions on controversial issues. The Office of Communication of the United Church of Christ acted as a consultant to citizen groups (when requested to do so) in more than 30 communities who…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Broadcast Industry, Citizen Participation, Citizen Role
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1975
Arguments on the application of the Alabama Educational Television Commission (AETC) for license renewal of eight educational television stations were heard before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Individuals from Black Efforts for Soul on Television and the National Association of Black Media Producers opposed the renewals, claiming…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Audiences, Broadcast Television, Civil Rights Legislation
Rivkin, Steven R. – 1973
The federal laws and regulations that presently apply to cable television are comprehensively discussed in this lengthy report. The report has been designed as a guide and reference book for state and local officials, cable operators, and citizen groups. It presents a complete discussion of the 1972 Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Report…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Copyrights, Federal Government, Federal Legislation
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1977
This report provides information about cable television and the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) responsibilities in regulating its operation. The initial jurisdiction and rules covered in this report pertain to the court test, public hearing, certificate of compliance, franchising, signal carriage, leapfrogging, access and origination…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Industry, Cable Television, Certification
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1977
This report summarizes information about the history, technology, and operation of educational radio in the U.S. Also presented are the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) rules and regulations concerning the licensing and channel assignment of educational radio, and its auxiliary special broadcast services. Included are the application…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Industry, Certification, Educational Radio
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